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[movies]Wire - Michael Collier
[1969]. Item is a short independent film filmed, directed and edited by Michael Collier. The three actors are: Dennis MacDonald, Gary Killeen and Dave Ponsart. Film depicts three men who find some insulated wire in the ocean [at wreck beach], drag it into a pile, hitchhike to downtown Vancouver, and then travel around downtown dragging the wire on the sidewalk behind them. Eventually the wire is left to one man who drags it on his own for a while until he leaves it in the car of a man from whom ...
Keywords: Men; Coasts; Beaches; Vehicles; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.)
Downloads: 39
[movies]Mr. Patton at Golf - Shaughnessy - not much good - missed the put - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting a game of golf at the Shaughnessy Golf Club. 1928. Item # MI-141
Keywords: Golfing; Golf courses; Men
Downloads: 43
[movies]Vancouver low cost street program - Produced by G.H. Lawson for Vancouver (B.C.). Engineering Department. Cinematographer: E.A. West and A.J. Ingram; graphics: A.G. Twist, D.G.G. McNaughton, and L.O. Wilson; presentation prepared by: W.H. Curtis.
Item is an educational film documenting Vancouver's low cost street program to improve the amenity of urban areas. Film documents the before and after shots of city streets that had been improved. Film was used for a presentation about the program. 1971. Item # MI-27
Keywords: Road construction; Streets
Downloads: 32
[movies]Farm winter
Item is an amateur film documenting Diana and Barbara Spencer pulling their brother John Fife on a sled in the snow at the Earlscourt ranch in Lytton, B.C. Film also shows children ice skating. 1932. Item # MI-57
Keywords: Children; Sleighs and sleds; Snow
Downloads: 42
[movies]Our trip on the Deerleap - Shot by Isabell Louise Spencer.
Item is an amateur film documenting a yacht, likely the Deerleap, Col, Victor Spencer's yacht. Film documents people in rowboats, and a seaplane taking off and landing in Coal Harbour. Film includes footage of Elizabeth Ann Spencer. Accompanying note reads, "Deerleap trip July 1936 good". Jul. 1936. Item # MI-73
Keywords: Boats and ships; Airplanes
Downloads: 21
[movies]The Curse of the Lost Mine - tape 315 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
Feb. 9 [199-]. Item is a copy of original film shot for the docudrama "Curse of the lost gold mine." Includes scenes of men with packs being taken by helicopter to a mountain area and left there. Scenes of three people [including Dick Hamilton who is involved in both ... »the 1970s and 1990s efforts to make this film] hiking through beautiful nature areas and setting up camp. The men look at a map together, cook food, explore a cave, and spend some time hiking on a glacier and exploring formati...
Downloads: 16
[movies]Alaskan Scenery and the Chinese Exhibit at Vancouver's Golden Jubilee
Item is a film documenting a Chinese performance at Vancouver's Golden Jubilee celebration that includes a theatrical stage show, a trapeze artist, and moving images of the Chinese Arch erected at Pender Street near Carrall Street. There are also images of an unknown beach. This section is preceded by the title frame: Chinese Exhibit Golden Jubilee at Vancouver, B.C.. Film also includes footage taken from a passanger ship moving up the Alaskan coast...
Keywords: Boats and ships; Chinatown (Vancouver; B.C.); Chinese in Canada; Coast ranges; Cityscapes; Celebrations; Open-air theatres; Jubilee celebrations; Entertainers; Vancouver (B.C.)
Downloads: 69
[movies][Spencer] family
Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencer children and their grandfather R.V. Winch playing at Jericho Beach in Vancouver. Hangars of the Royal Canadian Air Force Base are visible. The film also documents a gathering of people and automobiles in a wooded area. An accompanying handwritten note reads "John, Victor, Grandpa at beach" and "Groups of people and old cars (a lot of Chinese people)"...
Keywords: Beaches; Children; Families; Automobiles
Downloads: 56
[movies][Wedding of Elizabeth Ann Spencer and David Francis Williamson]
Item is an amateur film documenting the wedding of Elizabeth Ann Spencer and David Francis Williamson at St. Andrew's-Wesley in Vancouver on 4 September 1957. Film documents guests, family, and wedding party arriving and entering the church, people leaving the church (including Victor Vance and Peggy Spencer, with their children Janice and Victor Grant), and the reception at HMCS Discovery on Deadman's Island in Stanley Park...
Keywords: Weddings
Downloads: 70
[movies]UBC Sculptures and Totem Poles and the Caledonian Games - Eileen Brennan
Item is an amateur film documenting sculptures at the UBC campus, including George Norris' "Mother and Child," Haida and Kwakiutl totem poles at the corner of University Blvd. and East Mall, and Charles Wheeler's "King George VI." There is also footage of the Vancouver Caledonian Games, which begins with a parade of drummers, pipers, and dancers; then footage of Scottish country dancing, kids under thirteen dancing the Sailors Hornpipe, and girls dancing the Highland Fling...
Keywords: Parade; Entertainers; Scottish in Canada; Sculpture; Totem poles; Dancers; Dancing
Downloads: 72
[movies]P1 - Mike Collier - special effects - workprint - Michael Collier
[197-]. Item contains various special effects for 'Water Colours,' 'Nail,' and the never completed 'Neon Madman' or 'Electric City' and perhaps effect for other films as well. Manipulation of light and colour. Reference code: AM1553-1-S3-: MI-580
Keywords: Traffic; Vehicles; Rivers; Men; Boats and boating; Birds; Lighting; Lighthouses; Parks; Stanley Park (Vancouver, B.C.)
Downloads: 64
[movies]All Black game Brockton Point
Item is an amateur film documenting people in formal spring dress, including Gertrude and Elizabeth Ann Spencer, followed by a rugby match at Brockton Oval in Stanley Park, Vancouver. The match features the All Blacks, the national team of New Zealand. A handwritten note in the film box reads "Brockton Oval Football (Stanley Park)". [1936]. Item # MI-65
Keywords: Rugby; Athletic fields; Families; Stanley Park (Vancouver; B.C.)
Downloads: 67
[movies][Sunset Memorial Centre]
Item is an amateur film documenting the construction of the Sunset Memorial Centre in 1949 and the visit of Alderman J.D. Cornett, Mayor Charles Jones, and Park Commissioner I. J. Irwin to the construction site. Film was recovered from a time capsule in the Centre prior to its demolition. [1949]. Item # MI-187
Keywords: Community centres; Neighbourhood houses; Vancouver (B.C.)--Councillors; Women; Vancouver (B.C.)--Mayor; Construction industry; Vancouver (B.C.)--Public Works
Downloads: 24
[movies]Ile de France
Item is an amateur film documenting members of the Spencer family riding on the ocean liner "Empress of France". Film documents men loading cargo, including automobiles. Film includes footage of Barbara and Diana Spencer. [1930?]. Item # MI-46
Keywords: Boats and ships; Passengers; Automobiles
Downloads: 150
[movies]Lytton - Col. Victor and Mrs. Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencer children in the swimming pools and on the grounds of Earlscourt ranch at Lytton, B.C. Film documents Gertrude Spencer and children Isabell Louise, Trudean, Diana, Barbara, Victor Vance, and John Fife. [1928?]. Item # MI-37
Keywords: Children; Swimming pools--outdoor
Downloads: 33
[movies]Children and animals [at Aberthau] in garden
Item is an amateur film documenting Diana, Victor Vance, and John Fife Spencer with pets, including a dog, cats, and a rabbit, in the gardens of their home at 1750 Trimble Street in Vancouver. [1930?]. Item # MI-43
Keywords: Children; Gardens--Household; Cats; Dogs
Downloads: 51
[movies]Vancouver Stanley Park 1970 - Michael Collier
1970. Item is a home movie. Footage includes a sailboat filmed from the shore, a polar bear in Stanley Park, a monkey in a cage, Queen Elizabeth Park, ocean waves, a float plane, a winter scene, and scenes of downtown shot from a moving vehicle. Reference code: AM1553-1-S2-: MI-571
Keywords: Bears; Stanley Park (Vancouver, B.C.); Coasts; Sailboats; Boats and boating; Zoo animals; Zoos; Airplanes; Snow; Buildings; Cityscapes
Downloads: 124
[movies]1953 Edition of "Stars on Ice" featuring Sonja Henie - Photographed and Edited by Norm Pelkey
Item is an amateur film documenting the Vancouver Skating Club's 1953 production of "Stars on Ice" featuring Sonja Henie. Other featured skaters include: Elaine Dawson, Diane Henderson, Jeanne and Thornton Opie, Jocelyn and Rothero Thacker, Audrey and Bill Corson, Jan Tors, Bill Lewis, Arlene McFarlane, Irene Turtle, Bill Corson, Marshall Beard, Loyette Shatilla, Gladys and Victor Hartley, Edy Rada, and Lorrie Perkins...
Keywords: Skating; ice; Celebrations
Downloads: 182
[movies]Easter 1935 Earls' Court [and] baby and Trudie - Isabell Louise Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting Gertrude, Trudean, and Elizabeth Ann Spencer in the yard at Earlscourt ranch in Lytton, B.C. [1935?]. Item # MI-68
Keywords: Families
Downloads: 27
[movies][Earlscourt 1935 with guests] - Isabell Louise Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting members of the Spencer family at the Earlscourt ranch in Lytton, B.C. Film documents Elizabeth Ann playing on the lawn, people playing tennis, John Fife and Elizabeth Ann Spencer swimming, Gertrude Spencer at the swimming pool, and R.V. Winch reading inside the house. [1935?]. Item # MI-70
Keywords: Families; Children; Swimming; Tennis
Downloads: 57
[movies]Mixture of Earls Court [i.e. Earlscourt]
Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencer family at the family ranch in Lytton, B.C. Film documents children in the swimming pool and a picnic. Film also shows ice skating, John Fife and Victor Vance sledding, and a snowball fight. 1933. Item # MI-59
Keywords: Children; Snow; Skating; ice
Downloads: 24
[movies]1a - Wager set - workprint (McCabe and Mrs. Miller) 1970 - M.[Michael] Collier - Michael Collier
1970. Item is footage taken on the set of "McCabe and Mrs. Miller." Includes scenes of the bucket brigade, the film crew working and cameras, and the movie set. Fire scenes by 'Flash' Collier. Reference code: AM1553-1-S2-: MI-587
Keywords: Snow; Fires; Actors; Film industry; Photographic apparatus and supplies
Downloads: 17
[movies][Why girls leave home] Part 2 [Greencroft] Harem [Party] - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is one of three amateur films documenting a private costume party at the Hamber residence at 3838 Cypress Street. The film shows footage of Aldyen Hamber and a costumed Eric Hamber with 6 unidentified female guests in costumes laughing, smoking, chatting and playacting. 1927. Item # MI-137
Keywords: Costume; Parties
Downloads: 104
[movies]Home Oil picnic
Item is an amateur film documenting a rodeo, including horseback riding and herds of cattle. [1931?]. Item # MI-52
Keywords: Rodeos
Downloads: 34
[movies]John and Victor at Jericho [and] Home Oil picnic
Item is an amateur film documenting Victor Vance and John Fife Spencer playing in the surf at Jericho Beach in Vancouver. Film also documents a gathering of children and adults in an open field in a wooded area. [1931?]. Item # MI-53
Keywords: Children; Beaches
Downloads: 38
[movies][Spencer children at Earlscourt] - Col. Victor and Gertrude Spencer.
Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencer children swimming in a pool and playing on the grounds of the Spencer family ranch at Lytton, B.C. Film documents Gertrude Spencer and her children Isabell Louise, Trudean, Barbara, Diana, and Victor Vance. [1925?]. Item # MI-28
Keywords: Children; Swimming pools--outdoor
Downloads: 83
[movies]City Lights Etc. - William Gardner
Item is an amateur film documenting Vancouver city lights at night in 1964, including several neon signs and Theatre Row on Granville Street. The film also contains snow scenes and footage of the William Gardner family at Capilano Road in North Vancouver in December 1964 and January 1965, and footage of the family at their West Vancouver home between May and July 1965. [1964-1965]. Item # MI-122
Keywords: Snow; Children; Children's activities; Families; Family recreation; Businesses; Advertisements; Downtown (Vancouver; B.C.)
Downloads: 374
[movies][Spencer children]
Item is an amateur film documenting Isabell Louise (?), Trudean (?), Diana, Barbara, and Victor Vance Spencer at a picnic, riding horses, and swimming in the pool at Earlscourt. [1926?]. Item # MI-30
Keywords: Children; Picnics; Horsemanship
Downloads: 45
[movies]P.N.E. parade 1959 - Arthur Collier
Item is am amateur film documenting the P.N.E. parade in 1959. Film documents marching military personnel, the RCMP marching band, and various floats from cities (Burnaby and Victoria) and other organizations. 1959. Item # MI-20
Keywords: Exhibitions--P N E; Parades
Downloads: 82
[movies]Granville Street Bridge, reel 2 - Lew Parry Film Productions for the Vancouver (B.C.). Engineering Department
Documents the old Granville Street Bridge, its demolition, and the site of the new bridge. Film documents all stages of construction from 1950 to 1954 to the completion and opening ceremonies of the new bridge. Film also shows the north and south Granville Street approaches to the bridge. 1954. Item # MI-3
Keywords: bridges; bridge construction; Vancouver
Downloads: 46
[movies]The Woodward's Steel Tower, Vancouver: Damage Survey and Demolition - July 7, 2006 footage attributed to Kevan Losch. July 15, 2006 footage attributed to Patrick Twong.
Item is footage documenting the 2006 survey and demolition of Woodward's steel tower and supporting water tower. Footage includes images of corrosion in the tower, as well as aerial images of surrounding streets and buildings, work site, work crews, Coal Harbour and the Vancouver skyline. Demolition occurs approximately 8 minutes into footage. 2006. Item # MI-118
Keywords: Commercial buildings; Wrecking
Downloads: 77
[movies]Bathing Party - Shooting Sask[atchewan?] Oct/26 - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting Eric Hamber and five male companions bathing nude in a lake, game shooting with hunting rifle and spending time outside a log cabin. 1926. Item # MI-134
Keywords: Automobiles; Lakes and ponds; Dogs; Men; Log cabins
Downloads: 935
[movies]Opening of 2099 Beach
Item is a documentary film documenting the opening of the Board of Parks and Public Recreation building at 2099 Beach Avenue as well as recreational activities and special events in Stanley Park. The film contains footage of the ribbon cutting ceremony with crowds in attendance as well as winter snow scenes with people, ducks and swans in the park. Other recreational activities documented include log rolling in a pool, diving, and poolside sunbathing...
Keywords: Park buildings; Openings; Snow; Birds; Swans; Diving; Sunbathing; Swimming pools--outdoor; Competitions; Statues; Crowds; Bears; Parks; Recreation facilities; Memorial and monument dedications; Stanley Park (Vancouver; B.C.)
Downloads: 96
[movies]Willingdon , - party on Vencedor - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hamber entertaining Governor-General Lord Willingdon, Vancouver Mayor L. D. Taylor, possibly Lady Willingdon, and several other unidentified guests on their yacht Vencedor. The film also shows footage of sailboats on ocean. 1928. Item # MI-142
Keywords: Yachts; Crowds; Sailboats; Governors general; Vancouver (B.C.)--Mayors; Coast ranges
Downloads: 22
[movies]Governor-General his excellency the Right Honourable the Earl of Bessborough, PC, GCMG, and her excellency the Countess of Bessborough visit Britannia Mines on Commodore E. W. Hamber's steam yacht "Vencedor" of the R. V. Y. C. Thursday Sept. 8th 1932 - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is a newsreel documenting the visit of Governor-General his excellency the Right Honourable the Earl of Bessborough, PC, GCMG, and her excellency the Countess of Bessborough with Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hamber to the Britannia Mines. The film shows footage of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hamber arriving at Ballantyne Pier; meeting with the members of the Vancouver Harbour Commission (President S. McClay, Commissioner J...
Keywords: Piers; docks and wharves; Automobiles; Yachts; Crowds; Flags; Rocky Mountains; Coasts; Mining; Children; Women; Men; Governors general; Houses; Cityscapes; Industrial buildings; Labourers; Machinery; Aerial photographs; Navy; Seamen; Apartment buildings; Bands; Bandstands; Musical instruments; Music; Celebrations; Foreign visitors
Downloads: 61
[movies]Ann, John, Victor at Lytton - Shot by Isabell Louise Spencer.
Item is an amateur film documenting Diana, Barbara, Victor Vance, John Fife, and Elizabeth Ann in the swimming pools at Earlscourt, and Elizabeth Ann on the lawn and playing with ducks. Accompanying note reads "Ann John Victor at Lytton" and "Ann with ducks when she's in her birthday suit". [1934?]. Item # MI-62
Keywords: Children; Swimming
Downloads: 56
[movies]P6 gag reel and misc[ellaneous] home movies - Michael Collier
[197-]. Item is a home movie with some behind-the-scenes shots taken on Collier's worksites. Includes some footage used in the industrial film, "Winter Survival." Includes footage of two people playing tennis, men goofing around, people gardening, two girls running, Collier combing his hair. Reference code: AM1553-1-S2-: MI-584
Keywords: Gardens and gardening; Children; Men; Women; Hiking; Boats and boating; Coasts; Snow; Tennis; Domestic animals; Log cabins
Downloads: 28
[movies]Godfrey's takeoff - Col. Victor and Gertrude Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting airman Albert Earl Godfrey departing from the Royal Canadian Air Force base at Jericho Beach. [1928?]. Item # MI-34
Keywords: Airplanes; Airports
Downloads: 70
[movies][Christmas]
Item is an amateur film documenting a Spencer family Christmas gathering. Film documents Gertrude Spencer and a baby, likely Andrea Ellen Spencer. Film also documents Peggy Spencer and others in party hats, and people with tennis raquets. [1959?]. Item # MI-94
Keywords: Infants; Family; Celebrations
Downloads: 534
[movies]Dolly Varden Mine 2
Item is an amateur film documenting Mount Dolly Varden and men hiking in the forest, a picnic with competitions including races and tug-of-war, and children playing on a beach. [1928?]. Item # MI-39
Keywords: Picnics; Beaches; Competitions; Mountains--British Columbia
Downloads: 75
[movies]RCMP Musical Ride - Eileen Brennan
Item is an amateur film documenting the 1958 Vancouver RCMP Musical Ride. It contains footage of police on horses perfoming in formation at Hastings Park racetrack in front of an RCMP conducted band and a crowd. Houses in the Hastings-Sunrise area to the east of Hastings Park are also shown. 1958. Item # MI-221
Keywords: Police on horses; Crowds; Bands; Hastings-Sunrise (Vancouver; B.C.)
Downloads: 94
[movies]Why Girls Leave Home (Part I) Greencroft Harem Party - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is one of three amateur films documenting a private costume party at the Hamber residence at 3838 Cypress Street. The film shows footage of Aldyen Hamber and 5 unidentified female guests in costumes, dancing, smoking and making fruit offerings to a costumed Eric Hamber. 1927. Item # MI-136
Keywords: Costume; Dancing; Parties
Downloads: 146
[movies]Grey Cup parade [1958] - John Gansner
Item is an amateur film documenting the Grey Cup parade in 1958. Film documents "Miss Grey Cup" contestants on floats and floats from various companies including Eaton's. Parade is moving along W. Georgia Street. 1958. Item # MI-19
Keywords: Parades
Downloads: 47
[movies]Peggy + baby + house + garden - Victor Vance Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting 2995 Roseberry Ave, West Vancouver, the home and garden of Victor Vance and Peggy Spencer. Film documents a baby, likely Victor Vance and Peggy Spencer's daughter Janice Elvin, born 10 March 1952. 1952. Item # MI-89
Keywords: Infants; Gardens--Household
Downloads: 31
[movies]Our outdoor heritage - Whitefoot Studio for Vancouver (B.C.) Board of Parks and Recreation
Item is a documentary film documenting Vancouverâs parks in 1940. This film names Vancouver the âPlayground City of the North Westâ and contains footage of Stanley Park, Connaught Park, Douglas Park, Devonshire Park, Shaughnessy Park, Memorial West Park, Memorial South Park, Almond Park, Hastings Community Park, Grandview Park, Trout Lake, Queen Elizabeth Park, Tatlow Park, Thornton Park, Hadden Park, Burrard View Park, Maple Grove Park, Sunset Nursery, Victory Square Park, Beaver Lake Park a...
Keywords: Boats and boating; Forests; Trees; Flowers; Park buildings; Parks; Lawn bowling; Golfing; Tennis; Cricket; Animals; Birds; Bears; Concerts; Picnics; Games; Lagoons; Totem poles; Bridges; Swimming pools--outdoor; Playgrounds; Crowds; Children; Families; Sunbathing; Swimming; Diving; Boats and boating; Sailboats; Rowboats; Dancing; Children's activities; Recreation facilities; Lakes and ponds; Beaches; Stanley Park (Vancouver; B.C.)
Downloads: 213 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Picnic at 1255 [Comox]
Item is an amateur film documenting people on horseback, including a girl who may be Trudean Spencer. The setting may be the home of R.V. Winch at 1255 Comox St., Vancouver. The film also documents people arriving at a train station. [1930?]. Item # MI-44
Keywords: Horsemanship
Downloads: 42
[movies]On board home
Item is an amateur film documenting Diana, Barbara, and John Fife Spencer wearing life jackets on the deck of a ship, with Gertrude Spencer seated nearby. The film also documents members of the Spencer family playing badminton on the ship. [1930?]. Item # MI-50
Keywords: Boats and ships; Passengers
Downloads: 23
[movies]Mike Collier - Workprint - Family-Jason's 1st Birthday Nov 1972 - Jasper-summer 1973 - Michael Collier
1972, 1973. Item is a home movie depicting Jason Collier and a woman in Jasper National Park, Jason with his Birthday cake, Jason and a woman sitting beside a river, Jason throwing rocks, and a mountain sheep on the highway; tourists interacting with the mountain sheep. Reference code: AM1553-1-S2-: MI-575
Keywords: Children; Parks; Women; Views; Mountains; Parties; Celebrations; Rivers; Animals
Downloads: 16
[movies]Very Good - Ducks Riding etc. - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting Mrs. E. W. Hamber and an unidentified male companion rowing a boat in wetland and Mr. E. W. with several unidentified female companions riding horses and clearing hurdles at the Hamber Minnekhada ranch in Coquitlam. The film also shows footage of a dog catching a game bird, of cattle grazing, as well as images of flocks of wild geese, and chicken and ducks at the farm...
Keywords: Boats and boating; Farms; Ranches; Birds; Chickens; Houses; Rivers; Forests; Trees; Lakes and ponds; Dogs; Rowboats; Hunting; Horses; Horsemanship; Livestock; Horse racing; Women; Governors general; Views
Downloads: 52
[movies]Spencer family on Deer Leap
Item is an amateur film documenting people on a dock, in rowboats, and fishing. Film documents Elizabeth Ann getting off a yacht, likely the Deerleap, and Elizabeth Ann, Col. Victor , and Gertrude Spencer standing on a dock. Accompanying note reads, "Family (Spencer) on Deerleap - about 34". [1936?]. Item # MI-76
Keywords: Boats and ships
Downloads: 31
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